Sew Your Own Doll or Teddy (& a Giveaway)

I love a crafty project, but when it comes to sewing, although I am keen to make stuff, I am also very much a beginner. I picture myself tailoring … [Read more...]

Easy Reindeer Advent Calendar

This pretty reindeer advent calendar is easier and quicker to make than you would think! Although I am not a fan of the shorter days, the … [Read more...]

Mumsnet Blogfest 16 – Thoughts & Tips

I didn’t go to Blogfest last year and I had no intention of going to Blogfest 16. How wrong was I? In 2013, as I was about to start blogging, I … [Read more...]

10 Minute Crafts: Ballerina Cards

Don’t you love a crafty activity that takes less than ten minutes and yet looks pretty darn good? We made these ballerina cards last week and if I … [Read more...]

How to Take Photos of Food in Poor Light Conditions

Light is everything in photography. Is it just me who starts panicking when days start getting much much shorter? Let me set the scene: you have … [Read more...]

10 Minute Crafts: Make a Monkey Fingerprint Card for Father’s Day

If you have come across my little blog before, you might be aware that although I absolutely love all things crafty, I am also useless at drawing. One … [Read more...]

Shooting Photos for Lazy Day Foods

Food makes me happy. Always has, always will. Some flavours, smells or recipes bring back memories of past holidays, precious moments or ordinary … [Read more...]

10 Simple Tips to Improve Your Food Photography

When I was a teenager, my Nan would always take photos of what she was eating. I thought it was the weirdest thing to do… Then I got to 30-something … [Read more...]

10 Minute Crafts – Valentine’s Day Present for Children

Is there a better way to ask, "Will you be my Valentine?" other than with chocolates? My little man and I were going to make truffles for … [Read more...]

10 Minute Crafts – Easy Christmas Cards Children Can Make

My little ones are really into arts and crafts, and we love making cards together. We always try our very best to make our own Christmas cards and to … [Read more...]